How Can I Deal With Fatigue?

In our busy world of blaring alarm clocks, austere lighting, constant notifications and endless to-do lists, it’s small wonder that we often feel fatigued. After all, we are living in a world where terms like ‘three thirtyitis’ are coined by the millions of people who experience exhaustion around the mid-afternoon. However, there are much deeper […]

Is It Time to Detox Your GI Tract?

Detoxification and holistic nutrition is definitely #trending. There is a vast amount of information out there and it can be pretty confusing when you don’t know where to start. If you are someone who is at the beginning of your detoxification path and you haven’t learned about or focused on your GI Tract (gastrointestinal tract), […]

Heal with the Female Reproductive Tonic

Recently I have come to the end of an almost three year journey and struggle with primary dysmenorrhea. For those of you who are unfamiliar with that term, it is the medical name for painful periods. As a teenager and young adult, I never had any issues with my menstrual cycle. However in 2014 I […]

Getting Better Sleep (Part 2)

Sleep is an essential pillar of human health. It is the time our bodies require to rest and rejuvenate. However, waking up feeling energised and refreshed has become somewhat of a distant memory for many of us. With jarring alarm clocks, restless nights and such busy early morning (and evening) schedules, it’s no wonder we […]

Discover the Healing Power of CBD (Cannabidiol)

Here at Our Botanicals we are so excited to introduce Cibdol’s Pure Organic CBD Oil to our store. While medical marijuana has a politically and emotionally charged history, the use of CBD has been used medicinally for millennia with incredible health benefits. In fact, researchers now laud CBD for its benign side effects and very low toxicity. […]

Understanding Our Endocrine System

Unless you are super interested in your body’s anatomy, it may seem tedious and boring to learn about your physiology. However, even a basic understanding of your body’s systems is a fantastic first step at taking control of your health. When you begin to understand your body’s processes you are far better equipped to address any […]

Welcoming Weight Loss into Your Life

The paradigm of diet and exercise has thrived in the modern Western world, where an increasing majority of us are overweight and almost constantly battling the bulge. From a very young age we have been bombarded with weight loss tips, ‘diet’ versions of junk food and images of perfect, airbrushed bodies. The diet paradigm is […]

Cleansing and Detoxifying Your Lymphatic System

An understanding of the lymphatic system should be an integral part of everyone’s health education. Instead, most people barely know it exists. It could be suggested that the cleansing and detoxing of your lymphatic system will be the most important thing you ever do on your health journey. Let’s begin with a basic explanation of […]

Understanding the Acne Problem

Waking up to the sounds of morning traffic on the street below, I stretched and with a heavy head, got up and walked towards my bedroom door. My blurry reflection in the mirror grew closer and edged into focus. All I could see was acne. I leaned in closer, to examine each and every lesion. […]

The Magic of Kelp

Kelp may not immediately sound like a delicious or desirable addition to your diet, especially if you were born and bred near the ocean as I was. Some of my earliest memories are of carving lumps of it into smooth balls with my father’s pocket knife. We would occasionally visit the more desolate areas of […]